Serenity and grandeur. This is one of Durango's crown jewels-truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to own this incredibly special property. This luxury estate includes two houses plus garage/shop/barn on 6 acres with irrigation water. Wildlife abounds and the views are nothing short of magical. Home to a nesting pair of bald eagles, great blue herons, and a huge variety of migratory species, this is a birder's paradise. Located a stone's throw outside of City limits, you feel worlds away just an 8 minute drive into the heart of historic downtown Durango. The property is tucked away in a back corner of the very quiet, very desirable Ptarmigan Farm subdivision. Front yard features low maintenace landscaping with timed irrigation. Back yard has apple trees, lilac bushes, roses, and a big grass lawn for playing plus a huge willow tree that provides the perfect shady spot for lounging. The 3230 square foot main house consists of 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and a truly great room with 3 story floor to ceiling windows flanking a Telluride Goldstone fireplace. Fabulous chef's kitchen has a long granite bar, Jenn-Aire appliances, oversize pantry, and Medallion alder kitchen cabinets. Multiple indoor and outdoor spaces for gathering and built in Paradigm sound system make this the perfect home for entertaining. The master suite has a balcony overlooking the picturesque oxbow lakes and Animas Valley, double walk in closets, and a spa like bathroom with oversized soaking tub and a steam shower. There is also a 1004 square foot 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom guest house with a light and bright open floorplan plus a back deck that looks up valley. Currently used as a long term rental, it could also make a vacation rental or be the perfect spot for a caretaker or mother in law quarters. Versatile detached 2 car garage/shop with carport on one side, tack/feed room and covered area with water and electric for horses on the other. Round pen, corral, and holding pen by the barn and plenty of room to add a riding arena and barn. High speed internet makes working from home a breeze. 30 minutes to Purgatory Ski Area, 2 hours to Telluride. 4 18 hole golf courses within 20 minutes. World class fly fishing on the Animas, Florida, and Pine Rivers. Non stop flights to Phoenix, Dallas, Denver, Chicago, Salt Lake City, and Los Angeles from La Plata Regional Airport. Be sure to not to miss the 3-D tour and video!